weatherutside your window. 97 in birmingham, alabama. we could see record highs today. 90 in ami. that's not too far from average. st. louis, 91. this is very late in the season to have this warm of temperatures, especially in the ohio valley. well, wednesday is going to be just as warm and some of that heat arrives on the east coast. we'll give you that forecast, cong up, lynn. >> thank you, bill. job cuts at one big bank and the must have choice this holiday season. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. us, who else was in on the joaquin phoenix hoax? th 9ers push the super bowl hamps to the bnk and a player takes out an unruly fan. you're watching "early today."